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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Mkwayi, Wilton

Mkwayi went for military training in China. After the Rivonia trial he became head of MK.

He was arrested in 1964 and was in the "Little Rivonia" trial with Mac Maharaj, where he described himself as a 'professional agitator'.  He was sentenced to life imprisonment and sent to Robben Island.  After his release he retired to the Eastern Cape.

He died in 2004

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